Central City Opera Announces 2017 Flower Girls and the 2017 Central City Opera Yellow Rose Ball

At an elegant tea held at the Governor’s Residence on October 25, the Central City Opera Yellow Rose Ball Committee announced the Central City Opera Flower Girls for 2017 who will be presented at the 85th Central City Opera Yellow Rose Ball this summer. An event steeped in Colorado history, the 2017 Presentation of Flower Girls and Yellow Rose Ball will take place on Saturday, June 24, 2017, at 5 p.m. in Central City.

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Central City Opera Announces 2017 Summer Festival

Central City Opera’s 2017 Summer Festival, which runs from July 8 to August 6, 2017, features Bizet’s Carmen and Mozart’s Così fan tutte in repertory, along with Benjamin Britten’s The Burning Fiery Furnace, Douglas Moore’s Gallantry, and Amy Beach’s Cabildo in shorter runsCelebrating the company’s 85th season, the festival’s productions offer a diverse and broad gamut of styles and time periods.

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Central City Opera’s 2016 Summer Festival’s Production of Tosca Opens July 16 and Runs Through August 7

Central City Opera continues its 2016 summer festival with the opening of a new production of Tosca, Puccini’s powerful thriller of passion, seduction, and deceit, running in repertory in the Central City Opera House through August 7.

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Central City Opera’s 2016 Summer Festival Features Two One-Act Operas Performed in Smaller Venues in Central City, Colorado Springs, Boulder, and Denver

Central City Opera continues its 2016 summer festival with the opening of a new production of Tosca, Puccini’s powerful thriller of passion, seduction, and deceit, running in repertory in the Central City Opera House through August 7.

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Central City Opera’s 2016 Summer Festival Opens with the 60th Anniversary Production of The Ballad of Baby Doe in Repertory July 9 Through August 6

Central City Opera opens its 2016 summer festival with Douglas Moore’s The Ballad of Baby Doe, running in repertory from July 9 through August 6, in the historic 550-seat opera house in Central City.

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Central City Opera’s 2016 Summer Festival Offers a Variety of Performances, Events, and Activities

The Ballad of Baby Doe (60th Anniversary) and Tosca Performed at Central City Opera House; The Impresario and Later the Same Evening Performed in Central City and Creative Venues in Denver, Boulder, and Colorado Springs.

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CENTRAL CITY OPERA ANNOUNCES THE 2016 THEATRE OF DREAMS GALA – APRIL 29

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CENTRAL CITY OPERA (CCO) PARTNERS WITH TRINITY UNITED METHODIST CHURCH (TUMC) TO PRESENT GIAN CARLO MENOTTI’S HOLIDAY CLASSIC FOR AUDIENCES OF ALL AGES:

Denver, Colo. (November 19, 2015) – Central City Opera (CCO) partners with Trinity United Methodist Church (TUMC) in Denver to present Gian Carlo Menotti’s enduring holiday opera, Amahl and the Night Visitors, December 11 at 7 pm; December 12 and 13 at 2 pm.

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CENTRAL CITY OPERA PRESENTS TWO ONE-OF-A-KIND ONE-ACT OPERAS IN CENTRAL CITY AND ON THE ROAD IN COLORADO SPRINGS AND FORT COLLINS:

DON QUIXOTE and the DUCHESS (July 28, August 1 & 6)
THE PRODIGAL SON (July 29 & 30, August 5)

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THE HEART, ADVENTURE AND DREAM OF MAN OF LA MANCHA COMES TO CENTRAL CITY OPERA JULY 18 TO AUGUST 9 (Rated PG-13)

Denver, CO (July 16, 2015) – Central City Opera (CCO) continues its 2015 Summer Festival on Saturday, July 18 with the opening of the Tony award-winning musical Man of LaMancha in the intimate and historic 550-seat Central City Opera House.

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CENTRAL CITY OPERA ANNOUNCES 2016 FESTIVAL FEATURING FOUR OPERAS RANGING FROM CLASSIC TO CONTEMPORARY:

THE BALLAD OF BABY DOE (60th Anniversary Production) by Douglas Moore
TOSCA by Giacomo Puccini
LATER THE SAME EVENING by John Musto and Mark Campbell
THE IMPRESARIO by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

PLUS A SPECIAL COLLABORATION IN BOULDER SLATED FOR APRIL 2016:
ST. MATTHEW PASSION by Johann Sebastian Bach
Semi-staged Production in Partnership with Boulder Philharmonic, Boulder Bach Festival and CU Choruses

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TIMELESS CLASSIC OF TRAGIC LOVE AND ROMANCE OPENS CENTRAL CITY OPERA’S 2015 FESTIVAL, VERDI’S LA TRAVIATA

RUNNING JULY 11 TO AUGUST 8

Live Broadcast of Opening Night, July 11, on Colorado Public Radio

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CENTRAL CITY OPERA’S 2015 FESTIVAL FEATURES FOUR EXTRAORDINARY STORIES WITH PERFORMANCES IN CENTRAL CITY AND ON THE ROAD IN COLORADO FROM FORT COLLINS TO COLORADO SPRINGS

 JULY 11 through AUGUST 9

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UPDATED– NEW PANELISTS ADDED: CENTRAL CITY OPERA PRESENTS THE POWER OF WOMEN IN THE ARTS PANEL

An update to our previous announcement about the Power of Women (POW!) Project

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CENTRAL CITY OPERA ANNOUNCES 2015 FESTIVAL CASTING

PRESENTING VERDI’S POPULAR LOVE STORY, LA TRAVIATA, THE WHIMSICAL ADVENTURE OF AN ERRANT KNIGHT, MAN OF LA MANCHA, AND TWO ONE-OF-A-KIND ONE-ACTS ON THE ROAD IN COLORADO:  
THE PRODIGAL SON AND DON QUIXOTE AND THE DUCHESS

2015 Festival Single Tickets Available Now Starting at $25!

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CENTRAL CITY OPERA PRESENTS LEADING LADIES: CREATORS, INFLUENCERS AND CHANGEMAKERS

THIS DYNAMIC PANEL DISCUSSION IS PART OF THE POWER OF WOMEN (POW!) PROJECTINSPIRED BY CENTRAL CITY OPERA’S LA TRAVIATA
Friday, May 15 at Robert E Loup Jewish Community Center

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CENTRAL CITY OPERA ANNOUNCES NEW ENTERTAINMENT FOR THEATRE OF DREAMS GALA – APRIL 24

THE EVENING NOW FEATURES LIVE PERFORMANCES BY OPERA STARS MICHAEL MAYES AND ANNA CHRISTY

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CENTRAL CITY OPERA ANNOUNCES THE POWER OF WOMEN (POW!) PROJECT, DYNAMIC EVENTS ABOUT THE EVOLVING ROLE OF WOMEN IN SOCIETY INSPIRED BY CENTRAL CITY OPERA’S LA TRAVIATA

Project Kicks Off with FREE Round Table Discussion and Live Performance at CU Boulder Thursday, March 19 

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OPERA AND MODERN DANCE GET “INSIDE THE ORCHESTRA”  IN THE WINTER TINY TOTS SERIES

FEBRUARY 4 THROUGH FEBRUARY 23, 2015 – Tiny Tots: Interactive Orchestra Programs for All to Enjoy

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CENTRAL CITY OPERA PRESENTS GIAN CARLO MENOTTI’S HOLIDAY CLASSIC FOR AUDIENCES OF ALL AGES: AMAHL AND THE NIGHT VISITORS DECEMBER 4 TO 6 IN HIGHLANDS RANCH

A TUNEFUL ONE-ACT OPERA ABOUT A MAGIC STAR, A SHEPHERD BOY, AND HOW UNSELFISH LOVE AND GOOD DEEDS CAN WORK MIRACLES

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DENVER COMES ALIVE WITH THE SOUND OF MUSIC!

CENTRAL CITY OPERA WILL ENCHANT AUDIENCES YOUNG AND OLD WITH ONE OF THE MOST POPULAR MUSICALS OF ALL TIMETHE SOUND OF MUSIC by Rodgers and Hammerstein

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CENTRAL CITY OPERA AND THE COLORADO SPRINGS CONSERVATORY IN PARTNERSHIP WITH CHAMBER ORCHESTRA OF THE SPRINGS AND SYRACUSE POPS CHORUS PRESENT A WORLD PREMIERE: HOW GREEN WAS MY VALLEY

Central City Opera, The Colorado Springs Conservatory, Chamber Orchestra of the Springs and Syracuse Pops Chorus, have joined in a unique partnership to present the world premiere of a new music-theatre piece, How Green Was My Valley, this August in Colorado Springs.

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CENTRAL CITY OPERA PRESENTS ONE OF THE OPERA WORLD’S MOST PERFORMED CONTEMPORARY WORKS TOUTED AS A POWERFUL MODERN CLASSIC: JAKE HEGGIE’S DEAD MAN WALKING

BASED ON SISTER HELEN PREJEAN’S TRUE STORY OF REDEMPTION THAT WAS ALSO AN AWARD-WINNING FILM

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COMEDY, ROMANCE AND THE RISE OF THE MIDDLE CLASS: CENTRAL CITY OPERA’S 2014 FESTIVAL OPENS WITH A NEW PRODUCTION OF MOZART’S THE MARRIAGE OF FIGARO

Reminiscent of the popular period dramas Downton Abbey and Mr. Selfridge, this new production explores Mozart’s groundbreaking and edgy satire of class struggle by relocating the opera to 1920s antebellum Spain.

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CENTRAL CITY OPERA PRESENTS AN UNFORGETTABLE SUMMER OF SONG WITH 2014 FESTIVAL OFFERINGS FROM CENTRAL CITY TO DENVER, JUNE 28 TO AUGUST 10

Central City Opera’s (CCO) 2014 Festival kicks off on June 28 and runs through Aug. 10 with much to do and see in both Central City and Denver!

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CENTRAL CITY OPERA AND CURIOUS THEATRE COMPANY PRESENT RATED “R” ON STAGE: COMMUNITY PANEL ON SEX, VIOLENCE AND NUDITY IN THE PERFORMING ARTS

FEATURING CENTRAL CITY OPERA, CURIOUS THEATRE COMPANY, LANNIE’S CLOCKTOWER CABARET AND WONDERBOUND

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CENTRAL CITY OPERA ANNOUNCES TEN ONCE-IN-A-LIFETIME DREAM EVENTS AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE ONLINE

Dream Events are Part of the April 5th Theatre of Dreams Gala

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CENTRAL CITY OPERA ANNOUNCES THE PRISONS, COMPASSION AND REDEMPTION PROJECT, ENGAGEMENTS EXPLORING THE THEMES OF THE OPERA DEAD MAN WALKING

Project Kicks Off with FREE Book Signing, Film Screening and Symposium on the Death Penalty/Dead Man Walking, March 12 and 13

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Central City Opera Announces Casting for Its 2014 Festival

A COMEDIC CLASSIC, AN AWARD-WINNING BOOK & MOVIE SET TO MUSIC, AND ONE OF THE MOST POPULAR STORIES OF ALL TIME:
THE MARRIAGE OF FIGARO by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
DEAD MAN WALKING the opera by Jake Heggie
THE SOUND OF MUSIC by Rodgers and Hammerstein II
Single Tickets for 2014 Festival Available Now

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Inside the Orchestra and Central City Opera bring Orchestra Music and Opera to Children and their Families February 5 through Febuary 24

TINY TOTS INSIDE THE ORCHESTRA CELEBRATES 28 YEARS

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CENTRAL CITY OPERA (CCO) ANNOUNCES PRE-SALE OF TICKETS TO ITS 2014 PRODUCTION OF THE SOUND OF MUSIC

Tickets Available for 24 Hours Only December 5 – 6

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CENTRAL CITY OPERA ANNOUNCES ITS 2014 SPRING FUNDRAISER: THEATRE OF DREAMS GALA April 5

Featuring America’s Got Talent Finalists: FORTE

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CENTRAL CITY OPERA NAMES MICHAEL EHRMAN AS DIRECTOR AND ADMINISTRATOR OF BONFILS-STANTON FOUNDATION ARTISTS TRAINING PROGRAM

Ehrman will maintain the format established by John Moriarty, who founded the Bonfils-Stanton Foundation Artists Training Program in 1978.

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L’Esprit de Noël Holiday Home Tour Coming to Crestmoor Park – November 22-23

CENTRAL CITY OPERA GUILD’S 37TH ANNUAL L’ESPRIT DE NOËL HOLIDAY HOME TOUR AND BOUTIQUE FEATURES DENVER’S OLD CRESTMOOR PARK NEIGHBORHOOD, NOVEMBER 22 & 23

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CENTRAL CITY OPERA’S THE SCENE PROUDLY PRESENTS RIVERBOAT ROYALE

A POST-SHOW BOAT MARDI GRAS BALL IN THE HEART OF DOWNTOWN DENVER AUGUST 10

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CENTRAL CITY OPERA PRESENTS AN ARRAY OF 2013 FESTIVAL OFFERINGS FROM CENTRAL CITY TO DENVER

In addition to its slate of operas for 2013, Central City Opera continues to present innovative offerings that will enhance the Central City experience and engage a broader and younger audience.

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CENTRAL CITY OPERA (CCO) ANNOUNCES ITS 2014 FESTIVAL

A COMEDIC CLASSIC, AN AWARD-WINNING MOVIE SET TO MUSIC, AND ONE OF THE MOST POPULAR STORIES OF ALL TIME: THE MARRIAGE OF FIGARO by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, DEAD MAN WALKING the opera by Jake Heggie, THE SOUND OF MUSIC by Rodgers and Hammerstein II

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CENTRAL CITY OPERA PRESENTS ITS THIRD 2013 FESTIVAL PRODUCTION IN DENVER: KERN AND HAMMERSTEIN II’S SHOW BOAT

Seven Performances August 6-11 at The Buell Theatre in the Denver Performing Arts Complex; Riverboat Royale Mardi Gras Ball August 10

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Central City Opera Guild Presents Annual Girlfriends’ Day in Central City and the First Overture Night in Denver

The Barber of Seville on July 23, 2013 at the Central City Opera House

Show Boat on August 8, 2013 at the Buell Theatre in Denver

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CENTRAL CITY OPERA ANNOUNCES THE 3RD ANNUAL CENTRAL CITY DAYS: AN EXTRAORDINARY PROGRESSIVE PARTY BASED ON THE CLASSIC AMERICAN STORY, OUR TOWN

Saturday, July 6 and Sunday, July 14: 5:30-7:30 p.m.

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CENTRAL CITY OPERA ANNOUNCES THE REGIONAL PREMIERE OF NED ROREM’S OUR TOWN

For its second 2013 Festival offering, Central City Opera (CCO) brings the regional premiere of Ned Rorem’s contemporary opera based on the classic play, Our Town, to the stage for nine performances.

Central City Days: An Extraordinary Celebration of OUR TOWN – July 6 & 14

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Central City Opera’s 2013 Festival Opens With A New Production of Rossini’s Beloved THE BARBER OF SEVILLE

Central City Opera (CCO) opens its 2013 Festival with a new production of Rossini’s The Barber of Seville.  Directed by CCO’s Administrator of the Bonfils-Stanton Foundation Artists Training Program Marc Astafan, the production opens
June 29, with performances continuing through July 27.

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CENTRAL CITY OPERA’S MUSIC & MARTINIS ON JUNE 13 STIRS UP AN EVENING OF COCKTAILS, DINNER AND PERFORMANCES BY OPERA STARS OF TOMORROW

Central City Opera General/Artistic Director Pelham Pearce and Grammy-winning Baritone Daniel Belcher to Emcee

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CENTRAL CITY OPERA’S GENERAL/ARTISTIC DIRECTOR PELHAM “PAT” PEARCE RECEIVES PRESTIGIOUS 2013 BONFILS-STANTON AWARD

Central City Opera is proud and honored to announce that today Central City Opera’s General/Artistic Director, Pelham “Pat” Pearce, received the prestigious 2013 Bonfils-Stanton Award for his contributions made to the field of Arts and Humanities.

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CENTRAL CITY OPERA ENSEMBLE PERFORMS SMOOTH OPERATOR

Sunday, April 21 at the Lone Tree Arts Center

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CENTRAL CITY OPERA ANNOUNCES DENVER AUDITIONS FOR KERN AND HAMMERSTEIN II’S SHOW BOAT MARCH 21 and 22

CENTRAL CITY OPERA ANNOUNCES DENVER AUDITIONS FOR KERN AND HAMMERSTEIN II’S SHOW BOAT MARCH 21 and 22

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CENTRAL CITY OPERA GUILD PRESENTS PARTY FOR PRESERVATION

CENTRAL CITY OPERA GUILD PRESENTS PARTY for PRESERVATION 4.18.2013 At the History Colorado Center Benefiting Central City Opera’s Historic Properties

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CENTRAL CITY OPERA GUILD PROUDLY PRESENTS OPERA ROCKS: A SLEW OF ACTIVITIES AND EVENTS FOR KIDS

CENTRAL CITY OPERA GUILD PROUDLY PRESENTS OPERA ROCKS: A SLEW OF ACTIVITIES AND EVENTS FOR KIDS Opera and Art Opera Inside Out Take a Child to the Opera

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CENTRAL CITY OPERA ANNOUNCES CASTING FOR 2013 FESTIVAL

ROSSINI’S THE BARBER OF SEVILLE , NED ROREM’S OUR TOWN, KERN AND HAMMERSTEIN II’S SHOW BOAT ; Single Tickets for 2013 Festival on Sale March 1

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CENTRAL CITY OPERA AND INSIDE THE ORCHESTRA BRING OPERA AND ORCHESTRA MUSIC TO CHILDREN AND THEIR FAMILIES

TINY TOTS INSIDE THE ORCHESTRA CELEBRATES 27 YEARS; JANUARY 20 TO FEBRUARY 15

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CENTRAL CITY OPERA AWARDED $20,000 GRANT FROM NATIONAL ENDOWMENT FOR THE ARTS

Grant to Support Central City Opera’s 2013 Festival Production of Ned Rorem’s Our Town

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JUNIOR SYMPHONY GUILD AND CENTRAL CITY OPERA BRING CLASSICAL MUSIC AND OPERA TO CHILDREN AND THEIR FAMILIES WITH TINY TOTS INSIDE THE ORCHESTRA

Central City Opera (CCO) partners for the third year with the Junior Symphony Guild (JSG) on their fall 2012 Tiny Tots Inside the Orchestra program.

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Central City Opera Guild’s 36th Annual L’Esprit de Noël Holiday Home Tour and Boutique: November 16 & 17

The celebrated L’Esprit de Noël Holiday Home Tour and Boutique returns this holiday season to the Denver Metro Area for its 36th annual year in one of Denver’s top neighborhoods, the 7th Avenue Historic District.

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CENTRAL CITY OPERA CLOSES A TRIUMPHANT 2012 FESTIVAL WITH CRITICAL ACCLAIM OF ALL PRODUCTIONS AND A HOST OF SUCCESSFUL EVENTS

CENTRAL CITY OPERA CLOSES A TRIUMPHANT 2012 FESTIVAL WITH CRITICAL ACCLAIM OF ALL PRODUCTIONS AND A HOST OF SUCCESSFUL EVENTS: Central City Opera Achieves Highest Sales Revenue for the Festival Since 2007 Awards for Artists-in-Training Announced

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CENTRAL CITY OPERA PROUDLY PRESENTS A PARANORMAL PARTY: TURN OF THE SCREWFEST

Central City Opera presents Turn of the ScrewFest, a spooky-cool event on two evenings at Central City Opera’s historic Teller House featuring paranormal activities after matinee performances of Britten’s The Turn of the Screw on July 21 and 29.

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CENTRAL CITY OPERA ANNOUNCES RETIREMENT OF JOHN MORIARTY

CENTRAL CITY OPERA NAMES MARC ASTAFAN AS JOHN MORIARTY’S SUCCESSOR

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CENTRAL CITY OPERA & CU OPERA PRESENT OPERA ROCKS THE ROCKIES

PARKER PERFORMANCE REPRESENTS CENTRAL CITY OPERA’S PARTICIPATION IN OPERA AMERICA’S NATIONAL OPERA WEEK FOR THE THIRD YEAR

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